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    • Multi-hop Transmission in Millimeter Wave WPAN with Directional Antenna 

      Qiao, Jian (University of Waterloo, 2010-08-30)
      Millimeter-wave (mmWave) communications is a promising enabling technology for high rate (Giga-bit) multimedia applications. However, because oxygen absorption peaks at 60 GHz, mmWave signal power degrades significantly ...
    • Multi-interface Multi-channel wireless mesh networks 

      Munawar, Mohammad Ahmad (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      In this thesis we propose a multi-channel wireless network based on nodes that use multiple 802. 11 radio interfaces. The proposed system is singular, as it does not require new hardware or a new MAC, but instead ...
    • Multi-level Control in Large-anharmonicity High-coherence Capacitively Shunted Flux Quantum Circuits 

      Yurtalan, Muhammet Ali (University of Waterloo, 2019-04-05)
      Superconducting devices as quantum bits (qubits) are one of the most promising candidates for implementing a practical quantum computer. Over the last decade, quantum coherence times of superconducting qubits have been ...
    • Multi-level Random Telegraph Noise Analysis Using Machine Learning Techniques 

      Malcolm, AJ (University of Waterloo, 2020-09-21)
      RTN is a noise process which occurs in solid-state electrical devices such as MOSFETs and Josephson Junctions. Defects in the crystal structure of these devices trap charge carriers, resulting in modulations of the devices ...
    • Multi-Microgrids Reliability and Islanding Operation Enhancement, under Different Dispatchable-Renewable DG Units Penetration Levels 

      Essam Abdelkhalek Abdelaty, Mohammed (University of Waterloo, 2012-05-18)
      Electrical reliability assurance is a very important aspect of electrical power systems; significant consideration should be given to reliability at both the planning and operation stage of power systems. A decrease in ...
    • Multi-mode Pixel Architectures for Large Area Real-Time X-ray Imaging 

      Izadi, Mohammad Hadi (University of Waterloo, 2010-07-22)
      The goal of this work is to extend the state-of-the-art in digital medical X-ray imaging as it pertains to real-time, low-noise imaging and multi-mode imager functionality. One focus of this research in digital flat-panel ...
    • Multi-Object Shape Retrieval Using Curvature Trees 

      Alajlan, Naif (University of Waterloo, 2006-12-18)
      This work presents a geometry-based image retrieval approach for multi-object images. We commence with developing an effective shape matching method for closed boundaries. Then, a structured representation, called curvature ...
    • Multi-Port RF MEMS Switches and Switch Matrices 

      Daneshmand, Mojgan (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      Microwave and millimeter wave switch matrices are essential components in telecommunication systems. These matrices enhance satellite capacity by providing full and flexible interconnectivity between the received and ...
    • Multi-Purpose Designs in Lightweight Cryptography 

      He, Morgan (University of Waterloo, 2019-01-22)
      The purpose of this thesis is to explore a number of techniques used in lightweight cryptography design and their applications in the hardware designs of two lightweight permutations called sLiSCP and sLiSCP-light. Most ...
    • Multi-purpose Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting System 

      Ugwuogo, James (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-12)
      This thesis proposes a multi-purpose electromagnetic energy harvesting system that harnesses mechanical energy from diverse types of mechanical motion sources and converts it into low power electrical energy. The harvested ...
    • A Multi-Radio Interface for Dependable Body Area Network Communications 

      Hovakeemian, Yasmin (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-24)
      Body Area Networks (BANs) are emerging as a convenient option for patient monitoring. They have shown potential in improving health care services through a network of external or implanted biosensors and actuators collecting ...
    • Multi-resource Fair Scheduler in Linux 

      Gao, Zehan (University of Waterloo, 2022-09-29)
      Resource management is one of the main responsibilities of operating systems. In Linux, the Completely Fair Scheduler (CFS) allocates CPU time to processes, allowing them to share CPU time. Although effective in allocating ...
    • Multi-robot Coverage and Redeployment Algorithms 

      Sadeghi Yengejeh, Armin (University of Waterloo, 2020-09-25)
      In this thesis, we focus on two classes of multi-robot task allocation and deployment problems motivated by applications in ride-sourcing transportation networks and service robots: 1) coverage control with multiple robots, ...
    • Multi-Robot Path Planning for Persistent Monitoring in Stochastic and Adversarial Environments 

      Asghar, Ahmad Bilal (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-15)
      In this thesis, we study multi-robot path planning problems for persistent monitoring tasks. The goal of such persistent monitoring tasks is to deploy a team of cooperating mobile robots in an environment to continually ...
    • A Multi-scale Stochastic Filter Based Approach to Inverse Scattering for 3D Ultrasound Soft Tissue Characterization 

      Tsui, Patrick Pak Chuen (University of Waterloo, 2009-10-30)
      The goal of this research is to achieve accurate characterization of multi-layered soft tissues in three dimensions using focused ultrasound. The characterization of the acoustic parameters of each tissue layer is formulated ...
    • Multi-Sector Demand Management in Smart Cities 

      Helal, Sherin (University of Waterloo, 2022-01-21)
      Environmental concerns are on an all time high and can no longer be ignored. The majority of electricity is generated using fossil fuels, this is troublesome as fossil fuels are depleting off the face of the earth. Moreover, ...
    • Multi-signal Anomaly Detection for Real-Time Embedded Systems 

      Torres Labrada, Reinier (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-27)
      This thesis presents MuSADET, an anomaly detection framework targeting timing anomalies found in event traces from real-time embedded systems. The method leverages stationary event generators, signal processing, and distance ...
    • Multi-Technique Fusion for Shape-Based Image Retrieval 

      El-Ghazal, Akrem (University of Waterloo, 2009-08-24)
      Content-based image retrieval (CBIR) is still in its early stages, although several attempts have been made to solve or minimize challenges associated with it. CBIR techniques use such visual contents as color, texture, ...
    • Multi-terminal VSC-HVDC Based Offshore Wind-Farms Integration System Operation and Control 

      Abdelwahed, Mohamed (University of Waterloo, 2017-08-15)
      Worldwide, many countries direct billions of dollars into the development of renewable energy sources; especially wind generation, in an effort to relieve global warming effects and other environmental concerns. As a result ...
    • A Multi-Tier Distributed fog-based Architecture for Early Prediction of Epileptic Seizures 

      Diab Abdulgalil, Huda (University of Waterloo, 2018-02-23)
      Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological problem. With 50 million people living with epilepsy worldwide, about one in 26 people will continue experiencing recurring seizures during their lifetime. Epileptic seizures ...


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